Follow the Money: Financial Reasons for Outrageous Plot Twists

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Viewers take TV and movie magic for granted, but when it comes to financing our favorite television and movie productions, things can get very complicated very quickly. Stars demand high salaries, and it’s expensive to create an entire fantasy world that only exists on screen. Having said that, it shouldn’t be surprising that some of the most shocking decisions in entertainment have been driven by money. 

If money was no object, some of our favorite movies and TV shows would have more characters and a lot more really cool scenes filmed in incredible locations. In the history of entertainment, some financial decisions have improved productions, but others — not so much.